理由

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

理由 (hiragana りゆう, romaji riyū) (alternative reading hiragana わけ, romaji wake)

  1. a thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a reason, motive

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin lǐyóu
Zhuyin ㄌㄧˇ ㄧㄡˊ
IPA (key) /li²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ i̯oʊ̯³⁵/
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Noun[edit]

理由 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin lǐyóu)

  1. a thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a reason; grounds; justification

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Han character[edit]

理由 (lý do (lí do))

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999